Mary Constance Detrich, 94
Mary Constance Detrich, 94, of Cole Camp, died Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia, after a brief illness. She was born on February 11, 1921, at Kansas City, Missouri, a daughter of John Hayes and Minnie Barney (Woodworth) Young.
On December 5, 1946, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kansas City, Missouri, she was united in marriage to John Frederich Detrich. Mary and John met while working in the North American Aviation Bomber plant in Fairfax Kansas City, Kansas, during World War II. They lived in Kansas City, Mo. until John's death.
Mary and her daughter Celina moved to Cole Camp, Mo. and fulfilled a lifelong dream by opening Cobweb Corner Antiques, which they ran from 1993 to 2006. Mary enjoyed sharing her expertise in antiques with the patrons. She was also a talented seamstress and china painter. Some of Mary's historical and personal reminisces were published in the Kansas City Star and the Ozark Mountaineer. She enjoyed sharing her past experiences with friends and large extended family all over the world.
She is survived by:
two daughters, Celina Richeson and her husband Gary of Cole Camp and Kathleen Detrich of New York City;
her niece, Joanne Raef of Lincoln;
her nephew, Todd James and family of Buckner; and
her cousin Brian Holden and wife Joann Wilfert from Monte Serano, California.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Minnie Young, and her husband, John F. Detrich.
Funeral mass will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2015, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Cole Camp, with Father Mark Miller officiating. Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015, in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until service time on Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be given to Golden Age Living Center in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.